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a jar of chia pudding with protein with layers of dairy-free yogurt, honey, peaches, and fresh mint on top

How to Make Chia Pudding with Protein

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  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 1 hour up 24 hours
  • Yield: 2-3 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Learn how to make chia pudding with protein and fresh fruit for a nourishing breakfast or snack that’s so easy to make! Gluten free, dairy free, and vegan friendly.


Units Scale
  • 1 medium to large peach, sliced or 1 cup frozen peach slices
  • 1 small ripe banana
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup or honey (to taste)
  • 1/41/3 cup chia seeds (adjust to desired thickness)
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • Optional 4050 grams vegan vanilla protein powder – See notes for other options
  • Optional 2 Tablespoons hemp seeds
  • Optional Toppings
    • 1/3 cup non dairy yogurt of choice
    • Sliced fruit
    • Fresh mint


  1. Place peach slices, banana, milk, and maple syrup in a blender or food processor. Blend until a smoothie-like texture is formed. (See notes for alternative method.)


To help thicken the chia pudding without protein powder, mix in 2 to 3 Tablespoons gluten free rolled oats or steel cut oats.

If you don’t have a blender, finely chop the peaches, mash the banana, and mix the ingredients until well combined.

Nutrition varies depending on amount of chia seed used plus mix ins. Basic chia pudding nutrition below with 40 grams plant based protein added. 

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Rest Time: 1 hour +
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 200
  • Sugar: 13 g
  • Sodium: 156.8 mg
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 21 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg